News on Japanese Art

Find out what’s new in the world of Japanese art or enjoy the various video’s, member’s picks and other updates by the society

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Hokusai blind people
Video

We are delighted to announce that a winner was selected for the 2024 HKF Thesis Award.

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Sketch to Woodblock workshop 1

Looking back at the exciting workshop inside the Wereldmuseum depot, where curator Daan Kok showed us the process behind the production of a single ukiyo-e print.

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Fake Kyosai
Convention

We hope to see you on the 21st of January 2024 during the Fake or Genuine workshop and the New Year's reception!

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HKF/IIAS seminar
Convention

The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and the Heinz Kaempfer Fund (HKF) invite you to the seminar New Perspectives on (the Presentation of) Japanese Art, the first of a bien

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MONO JAPAN 2023 campaign image
Convention
Members only

The annual Japanese crafts and design fair MONO JAPAN has kindly offered members of the SJA a 10% discount on tickets for this year’s fair.

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Seifu Yohei Cleveland
Exhibition selection

The society's seasonal selection of exhibitions and publications on Japanese art.

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Restorient screen restoration egrets
Video
Paintings

Watch the skilful restoration of a pair of seventeenth century Japanese screens in the collection of The Royal Art Society in the Netherlands (KVVAK), recently on loan to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Harunobu hanging scroll
Uki-pedia
Paintings

The Uki-pedia short articles aim to provide informative introductions to the many genres of Japanese art. This article treats the iconic Japanese hanging scroll.

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Japan Art Expo 2023
Convention
Members only

This annual event in the Utrecht Jaarbeurs is a must for any Japanese art enthusiast!